Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn from a screenplay by Jane Goldman and Vaughn. The first instalment in the Kingsman film series, it is based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons.
The film follows Gary “Eggsy” Unwin’s (Taron Egerton) recruitment and training into a secret spy organization. Eggsy joins a mission, in brutal and comedic fashion, to tackle a global threat from Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson), a wealthy megalomaniac and eco-terrorist wanting to deal with climate change by wiping out most of humanity. Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Michael Caine play supporting roles.
Kingsman: The Secret Service – Trailer
Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin faces several challenges when he gets recruited as a secret agent in a secret spy organisation in order to look for Richmond Valentine, an eco-terrorist.
Release date: 24 January 2015 (United Kingdom)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Adapted from: Kingsman
Music by: Henry Jackman; Matthew Margeson
Box office: $414.4 million
Distributed by: 20th Century Studios
- Colin Firth as Harry Hart / Galahad
- Samuel L. Jackson as Richmond Valentine
- Mark Strong as Hamish Mycroft / Merlin
- Taron Egerton as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin / Galahad
- Alex Nikolov as Young Eggsy
- Sophie Cookson as Roxanne “Roxy” Morton / Lancelot
- Jack Davenport as James Spencer / Lancelot
- Mark Hamill as Professor James Arnold
- Sofia Boutella as Gazelle
- Edward Holcroft as Charles “Charlie” Hesketh
- Jack Cutmore-Scott as Rufus Saville
- Geoff Bell as Dean Baker
- Samantha Womack as Michelle Unwin
- Michael Caine as Chester King / Arthur